Sterling silver and man made Blue Opal.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-5/8", plus a 7/8" opening, and 3/8" at widest point.
Excellent craftsmanship is shown throughout this amazing bracelet! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Erma Esalalio, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Blue Opals. This bracelet has a total of THIRTEEN stones that are gently placed in hand cut bezel settings, while mini silver beads highlight in between for a fantastic finish.
Most people know Opal for its distinctive play of color, it is a semi-transparent solidified mineral composed of silicon and water, and it gets its name from the Latin word "Oplus" meaning precious stone. Opal is birthstone of October. It is believed to release self-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens psychic and mystical qualities.